The very life and mission of the Church depend on the sacraments of the New Covenant, starting with Baptism.
Sacraments are visible signs of God's invisible grace, of the activity of the Lord Jesus in saving and sanctifying men and women.
Sacraments not only signify divine grace but also give it, increase it, or restore it in the soul of the recipient;
their power comes from His presence.
The seven sacraments are: Baptism, Confirmation, the Eucharist (Holy Communion),
Penance (a.k.a. Confession and Reconciliation), Holy Matrimony, Holy Orders, and the Anointing of the Sick.